The Wolf Hunter

Arthur Heming1919/1919

Royal Ontario Museum

Royal Ontario Museum

This is the artwork used for the illustration in Heming's adventure novel, The Drama of the Forests (London, 1921). The caption for the illustration reads: "As the wolf dashed away, the bounding clog sent the snow flying, and the hunter rushed in pursuit, while the beast dodged among the trees to escape a blow from Oo-koo-hoo. Then it bolted again, and ran for a few yards until the clog caught and held fast. The hunter, pressing on with raised axe, had no time to draw back when the brute sprang for him…"

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  • Title: The Wolf Hunter
  • Date: 1919/1919
  • Physical Dimensions: w101.8 x h76.6 cm
  • Provenance: Purchase made possible with the generous support of the Sir Joseph Flavelle Foundation, 1922
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Royal Ontario Museum
  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Painter: Arthur Heming
  • Accession Number: 921.76.6